Ciclovia events bring knowledge of a ‘livable’ city

by Matt Shinall, The Daily Tribune News Presentations next week will bring a guest of international acclaim to Cartersville to discuss the benefits of biking and walking within an urban environment. Gil Peñalosa, a livable city advisor, will lead a daytime workshop Monday, Jan. 31, on how to create and maintain a Ciclovia. As the […]

La “Ciclovía”, un proyecto para una mejor comunidad

Jorge Perez El Informador The Zope Gazette Mon Feb 07, 2011, 07:49 PM EST Dalton, Ga. — Por Jorge Perez jorgeperez@daltoncitizen.com Este pasado martes en el City Hall de la ciudad de Dalton se llevó a cabo la conferencia “Ciclovía” por parte de Gil Peñalosa, Director Ejecutivo de 8-80 ciudades, un grupo canadiense que promueve […]

Speaker says cities can be more friendly for cyclists, walkers

Charles Oliver charlesoliver@daltoncitizen.com The Dalton Daily Citizen Wed Feb 02, 2011, 09:04 AM EST Streets are the largest, most important public spaces in any city, says Gil Peñalosa, and what you design them for is what you will get. If they are designed for cars, you’ll get streets filled with cars, and if they are […]

Speaker to stress importance of biking, walking

Charles Oliver charlesoliver@daltoncitizen.com The word “ciclovia” may not be in the vocabulary of many Daltonians, but Gil Peñalosa may change that. Peñalosa is executive director of 8-80 Cities, a Canadian group that promotes walking and bicycling and advocates trails and greenways for walkers and cyclists. He’ll be talking about the important of walking and biking […]

Workshop to focus on closing streets for pedestrian usage

by Tayler Critchlow, Staff Writer Rn T.Com A workshop is scheduled for Jan. 31 in Cartersville to plan for a car-free Sunday in downtown sometime in the future. The Ciclovia/Car Free Sundays Workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 24 Liberty Drive. There is no fee for the […]

Se podría implementar la “ciclovía” en Dalton para una comunidad más sana

Alexis Perez El Informador The Zope Gazette Thu Jan 27, 2011, 04:01 PM EST Dalton, GA — El próximo martes 1 de febrero la ciudad de Dalton recibirá la esperada visita del llamado “gurú de las Ciclovías”, Gil Penalosa, un colombiano que creó este concepto de comunidad sana por medio del ejercicio, y quien durante […]